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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Free crochet pattern: Cinnamon the Amigurumi Hen

My  niece moved out to the country this week, and the part that excites her most is that she now has room to raise chickens.  It's also close to her birthday, so I decided to crochet a chicken for her as a present.






Cinnamon Hen

 
Finished Size:

 Approx. 5 ½ “ tall x 4 ½ “ wide

Materials:

F/5 (3.75 MM) crochet hook

Stuffing

Worsted weight yarn in medium brown, red, yellow, and black

Needlepoint/Tapestry needle

Scissors

 

Head:

Start with medium brown yarn

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring OR Ch 2, Sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: Inc 6 (12 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc, Sc 1) rep 6 times (18 sts)

Rnds 4-6: Sc 18 (18 sts)

Rnd 7: Sc 6, Inc 4, Sc 4, Inc 4 (26 sts)

Rnd 8: Sc 6, (Inc, Sc 1) rep 4 times, Sc 4, (Inc, Sc 1) rep 4 times (34 sts)

Rnd 9: Sc 6, (Dec, Sc 1) rep 4 times, Sc 4, (Dec, Sc 1) rep 4 times (26 sts)

Rnd 10: Sc 6, Dec 4, Sc 4, Dec 4

Rnd 11: (Dec, Sc 4) rep 3 times (15 sts)

Rnds 12-13: Sc 15 (15 sts)

Rnd 14: (Inc, Sc 2) rep 5 times (20 sts)

Rnd 15: (Inc, Sc 3) rep 5 times (25 sts)

Rnd 16: (Inc, Sc 4) rep 5 times (30 sts)

Rnd 17: (3sc, 2sc) rep 15 times (75 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Beak:

Use yellow yarn.

Rnd 1: Sc 3 in magic ring OR Ch 2, Sc 3 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: Inc 3 (6 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc, Sc 1) rep 3 times (9 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Wattles:

Use red yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4

Row 2: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc 3

Row 3: Ch 4

Row 4: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc 3

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Crown:

Use red yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4

Row 2: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, 3sc in each st of ch

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew crown, wattle, and beak to head.  Use black yarn to sew French knot eyes.

 

Wings:

Make 2

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring OR Ch 2, Sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: Inc 6 (12 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc, Sc 1) rep 6 times (18 sts)

Rnd 4: (Inc, Sc 2) rep 6 times (24 sts)

Rnd 5:  3sc in the 1st 4 sts (12 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Body:

Use medium brown yarn.

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring OR Ch 2, Sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: Inc 6 (12 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc, Sc 1) rep 6 times (18 sts)

Rnds 4-5: Sc 18 (18 sts)

Rnd 6: Inc 12, Sc 6 (30 sts)

Rnd 7: (Inc, Sc 1) rep 12 times, Sc 6 (42 sts)

Rnd 8: (Inc, Sc 2) rep 12 times, (Inc, Sc 1) rep 3 times (57 sts)

Rnd 9: Sc 16, Inc 16, Sc 16, Sc 9 (73 sts)

Rnd 10: Sc 16, Dec 16, Sc 25 (57 sts)

Rnd 11: (Dec, Sc 2) rep 3 times, Dec 12, (Dec, Sc 2) rep 3 times, (Dec, Sc 1) rep 3 times (36 sts)

Rnd 12: (Dec, Sc 1) rep 3 times, Dec 6, (Dec, Sc 1) rep 3 times, Sc 6 (24 sts)

Rnds 13-14: Sc 24 (24 sts)

Rnd 15: (Dec, Sc 2) rep 6 times (18 sts)

Rnd 16: Sc 18 BLO (18 sts)

Stuff body.

Rnd 17: (Dec, Sc 1) rep 6 times (12 sts)

Rnd 18: Dec 6 (6 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Using medium brown yarn, 3sc in each of the 18 sts left from the BLO sts in Rnd 16.  Sl st back in the 1st st of the round to join.

 

Feet:

Make 2

Use yellow yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4

Row 2: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc 3

Row 3: Ch 4

Row 4: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc 3

Row 5: Ch 4

Row 6: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, Sc 3
Sl st in 1st st of Row 1 to join. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Sew the wings to either side of the body and the feet to the bottom front, just under the 3sc fringe.  Stuff the head and sew it to the top of the body.  And you’re done!


All designs on this blog are my original work.  Please do not sell these patterns.  Feel free to sell items made from these patterns  if you credit me as designer.


 

 

 

 

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